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DROP INDEX

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

This statement is used to drop an INDEX from the database catalog.

// Drop an index (for indexes stored in the schema namespace, i.e. most dialects)
create.dropIndex("index").execute();

// Drop an index (for indexes stored in the table namespace, e.g. MySQL, SQL Server)
create.dropIndex("index").on("table").execute();

CASCADE

It is possible to supply a CASCADE or RESTRICT clause, explicitly

// Specify the CASCADE / RESTRICT clauses explicitly
create.dropIndex("index").cascade().execute();
create.dropIndex("index").restrict().execute();

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

dropIndex("i")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, CockroachDB, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Sybase, Teradata, YugabyteDB

DROP INDEX i

BigQuery, Exasol, Redshift, Snowflake, Trino, Vertica

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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